AASHTOWare Bridge Design and Rating 7.4 Release Announcement

The AASHTOWare Bridge Design and Rating Task Force is pleased to deliver version 7.4 of the AASHTOWare Bridge Design (BrD) and AASHTOWare Bridge Rating (BrR) products and the combined Design and Rating product (BrDR). This release adds the following capabilities and features.

Bridge Design and Rating core product platform:

  • Ability to specify flange lateral bending stresses for analysis – This enhancement allows flange lateral bending stresses to be specified at diaphragm locations for the design and rating of steel multi-girder bridges.
  • Ability to select the Bridge Management (BrM) bridge data fields to synchronize with BrDR.

The appropriate system download package, with Bridge Design, Bridge Rating, or both, is provided in accordance with your AASHTO license agreement.  Installation instructions are provided within the AASHTOWare Bridge Startup Guide in the download package.

Software distribution is processed based on the information the organization provides when the software is licensed.  The system download package will be distributed to the organization’s shipping and end user designee. Software distribution to all licensees will be completed 5 working days from this announcement.